Our Stories

Inspiring stories about hope and love for youth experiencing homelessness, as well as up-to-date news about Covenant House Vancouver

International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples

Indigenous peoples live across 90 countries. They speak the majority of the world’s estimated 7,000 languages and represent 5,000 different cultures. Although they make up less than 5% of the world’s population, they account for 15% of the poorest. Throughout ... Read more

Jason BosherAugust 09, 2022

Choice is a key principle at CHV

Our Purpose: Covenant House Vancouver’s purpose is to serve all youth, with absolute respect and unconditional love, to help youth experiencing homelessness, and to protect and safeguard all youth in need. Our Principles: Choice Covenant House fosters confidence; encouraging young ... Read more

Kristy HayterAugust 08, 2022

CHV Celebrates Vancouver Pride!

2022 marks the 44th anniversary of The Vancouver Pride Parade. It also marks the first year that Covenant House Vancouver has participated in the parade. We believe that participating in the Pride Parade and supporting 2SLGBTQAI+ youth is important because ... Read more

Jason BosherAugust 04, 2022

World Day Against Trafficking In Persons

Each year, on July 30, we raise awareness about World Day Against Trafficking in Persons. This year’s theme focuses on the use and abuse of technology. Over the pandemic, society had to shift from in-person interactions to those using online platforms to ... Read more

Jason BosherJuly 30, 2022

A tribute to Dr. Djavad Mowafaghian

The Covenant House Vancouver community is deeply saddened to learn of the recent passing of Dr. Djavad Mowafaghian. Dr. Mowafaghian was a true philanthropic leader whose kindness and compassion remain a source of inspiration for us all. His dedication to ... Read more

Kristy HayterJuly 27, 2022

Thank You, Hockey Helps the Homeless Foundation!

Hockey Helps the Homeless Foundation is a non-profit hockey charity that has partnered with Covenant House Vancouver for the past 10 years. They raise critical funds and increase awareness of at-risk youth and those experiencing homelessness. Every year, cities across Canada ... Read more

Jason BosherJuly 26, 2022